Find the best place to stay — Cruz Bay

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Cruz Bay?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Cruz Bay:

  • Rendezvous & Ditleff: 182 holiday homes
  • Skytop: 57 holiday homes
  • Point Rendezvous: 127 holiday homes
  • Waterfront: 20 holiday homes
  • Smith Bay: 165 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Cruz Bay?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Cruz Bay. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Elaine Lone Sprauve Library and Museum: 1,492 holiday lettings
  • St. John Spice: 1,501 holiday lettings
  • Battery: 1,494 holiday lettings
  • Sunset Beach: 1,482 holiday lettings
  • Caribbean Genealogy Library: 1,490 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Cruz Bay listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with suitable for kids in Cruz Bay?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with suitable for kids among our 455 holiday homes with suitable for kids available in Cruz Bay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands (US) your home away from home

    Holidaymakers looking for some Caribbean sunshine on one of the smaller islands should visit Cruz Bay. This is a beautiful resort on the US Virgin Islands and it offers holidaymakers plenty of things to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and holiday homes.

    Things to do on holiday to Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands (US)

    Holidaymakers staying at Cruz Bay will be able to enjoy the beautiful sandy beaches, which are ideal for sunbathing and just generally relaxing. As well as swimming in the warm sea, many other watersports are available here such as snorkelling, diving, fishing, sailing, paddle boating and water skiing. This small island offers some great views for hikers, cyclists and horse riders to see. Other activities available in and around Cruz Bay include tennis, beachcombing and paragliding. St John does not have a golf course but holidaymakers can enjoy a miniature course at Pastory Gardens. There are bars, inns and restaurants located in the area serving delicious local cuisine including splendid fresh seafood dishes. Self catering holidaymakers will find several places selling gifts and souvenirs here as well food, drink and other provisions.

    Places to visit on holiday to Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands (US)

    Visitors wanting a break from life on the beach at Cruz Bay will find a good number of beautiful and interesting places on St John. For example there are the lovely plants and flowers in the botanical garden at Pastory Gardens. The island’s national park is home to the Annaberg Sugar Plantation Ruins, whilst other great historic attractions can be found here too such as the petroglyphs. Elaine Ione Sprauve Library and Museum is well worth visiting too.

    Weather in Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands (US)

    The weather here is consistently warm all year round with temperatures ranging from 73 degrees Fahrenheit to 80 degrees Fahrenheit. Holidaymakers shouldn’t encounter much wet weather here but the most likely months for rain are May, August, September, November and October when the tropical showers last just a few minutes. Holidaymakers should note the hurricane season runs from June to November.

    Travel to Cruz Bay, Virgin Islands (US)

    There are no airports on St John so the island can only be reached by boat. Cyril E King Airport (STT) on the island of St. Thomas has flights arriving from a few North American airports including Atlanta (ATL), Chicago-O’Hare (ORD), Miami (MIA), New York (JFK) and Philadelphia (PHL) as well as seasonal flights from Toronto-Pearson (YYZ). Visitors should then take a ferry from St Thomas to Cruz Bay on St John where there are car rental firms for visitors wishing to drive around the island. Visitors from Europe can fly to Miami and get a connecting flight to St. Thomas. Flights arrive in Miami from Amsterdam (AMS), Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Moscow-Domodedovo (DME) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst other airports.

    Attractions in and around Cruz Bay

    First time in Cruz Bay and looking for places to see? Visitors searching for nearby cultural experiences can take a trip to Annaberg Plantation and Blackbeard's Castle, or spend an enlightening afternoon at Elaine Lone Sprauve Library and Museum or Pistarckle Theater. To appreciate the outdoor scene, make time for beaches such as Trunk Bay and Coki Beach, and green spaces such as Magens Bay Park and Emancipation Garden. Activities around the area include American Yacht Harbor, Soper's Hole Marina and Yacht Haven Grande Marina. Don't miss the city's popular attractions such as Battery while exploring the area. You might also want to add other must-see places in the region such as White Bay Beach, Fort Christian or Cane Garden Bay Beach to your agenda.